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Lesley Robinson CEO

Statement on the General Election results 2019

13 Dec 2019

General News

"We welcome the appointment of a majority Government, ending what was a period of uncertainty for our industry. This will bring the stability we have been calling for since the referendum. As British Marine we will hold Government’s feet to the fire to ensure the future prosperity for our members"

Ocean village

British Marine team to relocate head office by Spring 2020

12 Dec 2019

As a member-driven organisation and as part of our ongoing drive to deliver the best value for our members, the senior management team and board of directors of British Marine have reviewed extensively all aspects of our operation. This is in order to achieve our 2025 strategic plan aspirations of developing the British marine industry by driving improvements in product and service quality, marine careers, training, government representation and overall consumer participation in UK boating.

Boot meet the buyer networking

Exclusive opportunity to sponsor the Meet the Buyer Networking Reception at boot Düsseldorf

12 Dec 2019

General News

boot Düsseldorf is one of the world’s largest indoor international boat shows, a meeting point for both boating and watersports enthusiasts, with over 250,000 visitors from 90 countries and 1900 exhibitors.

Green Blue

The Green Blue offers free industry communications resources for members to utilise

12 Dec 2019

General News

Following on from the relaunch of The Green Blue website at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat, British Marine members can now access a wealth of online resources to promote environmental awareness.


The 2019 edition of the Code of Safe Working Practice for merchant seafarers has been published

12 Dec 2019

General News

The changes to the proposed fourth amendments to Code of Safe Working Practice for Merchant Seafarers (COSWP) which ran from 26 April to 21 June 2019 have now been published.

Kelpies Opening

Share your thoughts on the future of the Lowland Canals

12 Dec 2019

British Marine member, Scottish Canals has launched a public consultation to gather views on the best way to run operations on the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals.

Bruno Santori

Outstanding professionals gain Certified Marina Manager and Certified Marina Professional accreditations

12 Dec 2019

General News

Resulting in the recent AMM courses from the past few months, the following people have been awarded the internationally recognised Certified Marina Manager (CMM) or Certified Marina Professional (CMP) accreditation by the Global Marina Institute (GMI) as recognition for their outstanding professionalism within the marina industry


23rd edition of the Ship Captain’s Medical Guide has now been published

12 Dec 2019

General News

The Ship Captain’s Medical Guide (SCMG) is intended primarily for use on vessels where there is no medical professional, such as a doctor on board. It provides assistance and direction for crew members when it becomes necessary for them to assess and treat trauma and medical illness.

George Hulley

Remembering George Hulley

12 Dec 2019

British Marine was saddened to learn of the recent death of ex-British Marine President and retired Board Member, George Hulley, last week.

Bm Expo high res

Registration open for eagerly awaited British Marine Spring Expo 2020

11 Dec 2019

Registration for 2020’s British Marine Spring Expo is now open, including a host of free and paid for events. Delegates can secure their place online at



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